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One of the worst things that can happen to a homeowner is to lose a house due to a violent storm. Insurance can cover a monetary loss, but doesn't replace family pictures or items with sentimental value larger than any amount of money can replace. Fortunately, such storms are rare and there are services available to help with the trauma involved. Much more common, however, is routine annual storm damage to the outside of a home. Dent's and ding to siding, missing roof shingles, or even a broken window can be upsetting, but they were designed in such a way to accept repairs and the process is well practiced by professional contractors who can make the process as easy as possible for the homeowner.
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Whether you're flipping a house, planning to live there short term and sell in the near future, or renovating to improve the home according to your personal preference, there are certain renovations which are proven to add value to the house. Value can be determined by the functionality and desirability of the work you have conducted. Personalized features don't tend to add as much value as replacing anything which is worn with new features.
You have a few window upgrade options at your disposal. Don’t worry: You don’t need to resort to a complete window replacement, if things aren’t working out. You can save money on a window removal job, and you can even pinch a few pennies where the utility bill is considered. To effectively upgrade your home, you’ll need to make sure your windows are serving their purpose. Check out the five best window upgrades available, and strategize your home environment.
Today, homeowners face a plethora of choices when it comes to the design and finish of their homes. Choosing the material that is to be installed on its exterior is a decision that warrants a look at the pros and cons of the materials being considered.
Regardless of your backyard’s size, there’s always improvements to be made. You can save space while working on the deck, and you can morph your living area into something a little more hospitable. Incorporate the following space-saving ideas into your deck design, and create the backyard space the neighbors will come back to, time and time again.
Your pool deck screen will take a beating over the years. You’d be surprised by the violence they can sustain. Whether it’s busy children, rambunctious animals or even the wind, your porch screen may be in danger. Eventually, they’ll have small rips. These rips can become tears, and these tears can destroy an entire installment. Protect your pool area’s screen, and watch out for these five damage causers.